Promoting local and regional self-government and the institutional reinforcement of local governments in the region
Bringing together local officials and policy makers to strengthen the feeling of sharing a common Mediterranean destiny
Developing and enhancing
Developing and enhancing the role of local institutions in the formulation, management and leadership of development and solidarity policies the closest to the citizens
Providing information on available initiatives and mechanisms for local and regional development
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UCLG’s Mediterranean Commission partner of the Mediterranean Climate Change Adpatation Awards
ADEME, the French Energy Transition Agency, and its parters, among which the Mediterranean Commission of UCLG, is launching a competition in order to highlight concrete solutions for adptation to the impacts of climate change in the Mediterranean territories: Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Awards.
The goal of the awards is to show to Mediterranean stakeholders good practices in adaptation to climate change specific for the Mediterranean area. It also aims at enriching their reflections and encouraging them to act.
Local and regional authorities, national agencies, universities ans NGOs from the Mediterranean Basin can apply for one of the following categories:
- developments, infrastructures and buildings
- ecosystems and natural resources
- design and implementation methods for public policies
Deadline for applications is 16th Septembet 2016.
Application form and competition rules are available on ADEME website. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
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